Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising care won't be effected. >>> researchers received 2 grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation. one group received $12 million to investigate the impacts of antibiotics to children. >>> back now to our bay area weather. rosemary o -- rosemary orozco explained we will be cold. >> tonight going to be just as cold as we have been. outside right now beautiful. once you step outside, it can be cold at times. if it is breezy in your neighborhood it could be brisk. 51 degrees in oakland. 49 san francisco. 40s concord, east bay, temperatures are cooling off. 45 degrees in brentwood. 32 mount diablo. with the windchill 9 degrees is what it feels like. 46 san ramon. 46 pleasanton. the winter chill continues tonight but i think tonight will be the last night we have really cold weather. over night lows 20s for the valley locations and 30s around the bay area. mentioned this a few moments ago, a frost advisory for bay site communities, freeze warnings for the valley locations. loo
Jan 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
say people should first contact their healthcare provider. >> for our healthcare system, we have adequate supplies of flu vaccine right now. no shortages. >> reporter: doctors say cases of flu are surging if california. you know fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just go to ktvu.com and find the hot ticks section and then plug in your zip code. >>> a nurse at kiser hospital in oakland is refusing to get a flu shot, and now the hospital says she has to wear a mask while working with patients. >> i'm not saying that they work or they don't work. it's my personal decision not to have that one. i really encourage those who want one to get one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> kathy donohue says wearing a mask isn't necessary, because she doesn't go to work sick, constantly washes her hands. kiser told us today it is simply adhering to a policy key yates bid the alameda county health department. >> a top secret announcement. facebook's invitation to an event tomorrow, and speculation on what the company will say. >> for the first time, coke is
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he sees any precipitation in out our future -- precipitation in our future. >>> and this woman crashed her vehicle in that pool. what one man did to save her life. >>> good morning. we have a slow commute on 101. we'll tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead. >>> a woman crashed her suv into that
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
ask patients about guns in their homes, and telling healthcare providers they could report threats of violence. >> in california it doesn't change very much. >> reporter: he says california already requires therapists to break doctor-patient confidentiality if there is a threat. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> it is. it is. it can be. >> reporter: right now california doesn't allow anyone to buy a gun if they have been placed on a mental health treatment hold or if the person is a dangerous to self or others. till the orders are more defined it is unclear if they will change anything in california. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> democrats took up the gun control cause with a hearing in washington. >> our president, as we continue to mourning with the families of newtown, connecticut told us the time for action is now. >> congresswoman nancy pelosi and other lawmakers heard from a panel. she wiped away tears as she spoke about the ordeal at sandy hook elementary school and the bravery of the slain teachers and students. she read a letter urging congress to pass a ban
Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
costa county officials say you should contact their healthcare provider first to see if shots are available. >>> a nurse is refusing to get a flu shot and so kaiser says she must wear a mask while working with patients but that is something she doesn't want to do. >> i am not saying they work or don't work. it is my decision not ohave one. -- not to have one. what i discourage is the mandating of masks for those who didn't get one. >> she says wearing a mask interferes with the nurse- patient relationship. she says she washes her hands frequently. kaiser said it is carrying out policy corrected by the health department. earlier this month a hospital fired 8 employees for refusing flu shots. >>> another round of frigid temperatures is expected. cooling off into the 40s in some areas. clear skies over head. any heat we obtained today exiting. 47 in santa rosa. 36 in napa. 43 in concord. 44 livermore. 40s along the peninsula. upper 40s in san francisco. 45 palo alto. this is something we will see, temperatures continue to fall. already chilly and then turning bone chilling into the o
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
contributions to their healthcare plans. nurses at petaluma joined in support. they called in replacement workers and they say patient care will not be affected. >>> coming up on 7:00 today, it marks what would have been dr. martin luther king, jr.'s 34th birthday and they will celebrate the birthday on monday. they will celebrate in his honor. he was assassinated several years ago when he was just 30 years old. >>> dave, pam, it is getting more crowded. we are pushing up on 7:00 and there is nothing unusual and the good news is we don't have any problems on the span. we are seeing traffic on 1010, 28 -- 101, 280 and 85 and things are looking good in the northbound direction. let's go to steve. >>> another cold, cold morning, a lot more 20s than we had yesterday and it will be mostly sunny and temperatures are cold even on the coast except for a few high clouds, it will be chilly inland and slightly warmer by the bay. >>> thank you steve, coming up on mornings on 2. they were first on the scene at the carquinez bridge, why investigators believe this was no accident. >>> also why the area'
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
, healthcare is certainly his legacy, where the economy goes will depend on how he's viewed in the long- term, too. >> reporter: thank you. nice to see you. appreciate it. you can find a link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. i just spoke to darrell steinberg, mup in my next report, his special issue he's pushing during his visit and how the nation's capital has a different view of california than it did four years ago. reporting live in washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some people in san francisco watched a live broadcast of the inaugural celebration at the bayview operahouse. people from the neighborhood and other parts of the bay area gathered to watch president obama's speech. one woman said the president's re-election gives her hope for the future. >> i know there's hope. i mean there's hope. there's gonna be a change coming. and i -- i have faith it will be better for us. i mean, you know, i'm not just saying -- i'm talking about the whole country is gonna be better. >> people who attended the viewing said they came to celebrate the inauguration and the holiday.
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
public healthcare, safety and all of the gambling right now the gambling is on the ground floor. >>> people near the golden gate bridge saw quite a site. here's what they saw. this was created by mathew reese. he built it and it's registered with the dmv as a boat. the hovercraft was seen in mccovey cove near a giants' game. >>> 7:21. a warming trend is in the works in the bay area with an eventful weekend ahead. the timing could not be better. up next, steve paulson will have more. >>> a firefighter hit by snow, right there. he's trying to rescue people from a burning building. how his fellow firefighters had to save him. >>> westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland, getting a little bit more crowded. peel we'll you -- we'll tell you about other things og gun in the east bay. &c&c1 powerful answers. verizon. >>> aagency >>> a hawaiian beach is back open after a surfer was attacked by a shark. it happened two days ago. a 43-year-old man was reportedly surfing about 200 yards offshore with a friend when a shark bit his arm. he also suffered injuries to his legs. it's believe